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Bully (2001)

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A pack of naïve teenagers conspire to murder a mutual friend, whose aggressive demeanor has proved too much.

Director:

Larry Clark

Writers:

Jim Schutze (book), David McKenna (screenplay) (as Zachary Long) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brad Renfro ... Marty Puccio
Bijou Phillips ... Ali Willis
Rachel Miner ... Lisa Connelly
Nick Stahl ... Bobby Kent
Michael Pitt ... Donny Semenec
Leo Fitzpatrick ... The Hitman
Kelli Garner ... Heather Swallers
Daniel Franzese ... Cousin Derek
Nathalie Paulding ... Claudia
Jessica Sutta ... Blonde
Ed Amatrudo ... Mr. Kent (as Edward Amatrudo)
Steve Raulerson Steve Raulerson ... Mr. Willis (as Steven Raulerson)
Judy Clayton ... Mrs. Willis (as Judith Clayton)
Alan Lilly ... Mr. Puccio
Irene B. Colletti ... Mrs. Puccio
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Storyline

After finding himself at the constant abuse of his best friend, Bobby, Marty has become fed up with his friend's twisted ways. His girlfriend, a victim of Bobby's often cruel ways, couldn't agree more and they strategize murdering Bobby, with a group of willing and unwilling participants in a small Florida town. In the midst of their plotting, they find themselves contemplating with the possible aftermath of what could happen. Written by MonkeyKingMA

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It's 4 a.m... do you know where your kids are?

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Biography | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, sexual content, drug use and language - all involving teens | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA | France | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 December 2001 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Bully - Diese Kids schockten Amerika See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$47,502, 15 July 2001, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,537,670, 22 April 2012
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The word "fuck" and its derivatives are said 274 times throughout the film. See more »

Goofs

When Marty and Lisa are watching the music video, the same verse of the song "Forgot About Dre" repeats, i.e, the beginning of the song is heard twice. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Marty: [on the phone with a customer] I want you to suck my big dick.
Mrs. Puccio: [from downstairs] Marty, honey, dinner!
Marty: [into the phone] I want you to lick my balls.
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Crazy Credits

While this Picture is based upon the book "Bully: A True Story of High School Revenge" written by Jim Schutze, some of the characters and persons have been composited, invented and recreated and a number of incidents have been fictionalized, emphasized and exaggerated for dramatic effect. See more »

Alternate Versions

The version shown on Cinemax is the edited R-rated version of the film and while most of the sex remains, the more explicit shots are removed. See more »

Connections

References Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Window: It's Bobby
Written by Zoë Poledouris and Jerome Dillon
Performed by Zoë Poledouris
Evelyn Oz Music (BMI)/Slaveneame Music (BMI)
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Attn: Parents
28 June 2007 | by jellybellybean11-1See all my reviews

I just watched this movie, and I found it interesting and compelling enough to check the IMDb site. I have always found Larry Clarks movies captivating, and this one was no exception. However when i was reading through the reviews I saw people constantly referring to the teens lives as "empty and meaningless", using their pot smoking and sex as examples.

This completely defeats the purpose of Larry Clarks films as I (as a teen) interpret them. These movies don't show "those" rotten kids hanging out on the street corners. They depict YOUR kids in a way you never want to see them. Thats why his movies are so powerful, because they show a reality few people want to admit exists. This movie, and Kids should be standard viewing for parents and teens alike. So parents realize what their kids are getting up to and so teens realize what can come of their actions.


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